Asarum europaeum L.

Aristolochiaceae


Morphology

H, 5-10 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

Eurosibirean

Xylem

Rings absent, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20-30mµ, vessels thick walled (2mµ), simple perforation, scalariform intervessel pitting, fibers absent, pervasive parenchyma, vascular bundle form remaining, rays absent, with few small irregularly formed crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Simple structured phloem. Cortex consists on large round parenchymatic cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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Tangential section
 
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Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010